Competency-Based Education

Competency-Based Education, House Bill 1365SIGNED INTO LAW

Championed by Senator Brandes and Representative Rodrigues, this policy will support pilot programs in select Florida schools for the implementation of anew education model better designed to meet the individual needs of students.These competency-based education pilot programs would include public schools in Lake, Palm Beach, Pinellas and Seminole Counties and the P.K Yonge Developmental Research School at the University of Florida. In this new model,students advance to higher levels of learning when they demonstrate mastery of concepts and skills regardless of time, place or pace.